SA No. 731

Brachylaena transvaalensis

Bosvaalbos / Forest silver-oak

Family: Asteraceae

Where can i find this tree. Locations to follow soon – watch this space!

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With their slightly silver leaves these trees definitely add colour variety to the veld. They are beautiful trees.

Brachylaena transvaalensis - Bosvaalbos / Forest silver-oak

FNXX0861    SBJE4049

Birds:

Insects do visit the flowers which again attracts birds like Shrikes, Batises, Prinias, Flycatchers and Robin chats.

Animals:

Kudus and Bushbucks will eat the leaves of these trees.

Brachylaena transvaalensis - Bosvaalbos / Forest silver-oak

DGNI7229    NLAY8379

MGCI5131    PCCR8392

 

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